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Information security

Individual course

Max amount of FITech students: 100

Persons without a valid study right to a Finnish university have preference to this course.

Course content: Security models and terminology, authentication, access control, software security, cryptography, network security, threat analysis, examples of advanced security technologies, privacy, security policies and regulation.

After taking the course,

  • you are familiar with the key concepts and abstractions of information security and understand the purpose, function and weaknesses of several security technologies
  • you are able to model threats and analyse the security of a system critically, from the viewpoint of an attacker
  • you can identify common security flaws in software and apply principles of secure programming.

Assessment methods and criteria: Hands-on exercises, examination. Reading material will be recommended during the course.

Workload: Lectures 24 h, exercises 60 h, independent study 49 h.

More information on Aalto University’s WebOodi course page.

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Further information about the studies

Aalto University
FITech ICT contact person
fitech-sci(at)aalto.fi

Responsible teacher

Aalto University
Tuomas Aura
tuomas.aura(at)aalto.fi

Contact person for applications

FITech
Pilvi Lempiäinen , Head of study services
pilvi.lempiainen(at)fitech.io
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Category:
ICT Studies
Topic:
Information security
Course code:
CS-C3130
Credits:
5 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Level:
Teaching period:
7.9.–23.10.2020
Application deadline:
31.8.2020
Host university:
Aalto University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Blended
Place of contact learning:
Espoo
Language:
English
General prerequisites:
Programming skills, broad knowledge computer-science concepts.
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